Dec 202020

The Swedish-American collaborative project between Tom S. Englund, vocalist of Swedish progressive group Evergrey, and virtuoso classical pianist Vikram Shankar, feels at once lushly cinematic, warmly intimate, darkly melancholic and incandescently beautiful. It’s making is a story of a deep musical kinship between two seemingly divergent talents. Their first album, “Satellites,” is out now via AFM Records

They have checked in with the following update:

Silent Skies presents their adaptation of the beloved traditional “Ave Maria,” as a holiday gift for their fans. We know that this year has been a challenging one in many respects, and we hope this bonus gift, on top of our recently released record, Satellites, can give you strength and joy this holiday season. This track is also a tribute to the great Johann Johannsson, a musical guiding light, departed from us all too soon. Please enjoy our special gift to you, and share it with everyone you know!”

The song is available on digital platforms found here.

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Nov 062020

Tom Englund (Evergrey) and Vikram Shankar (Redemption) join forces as Silent Skies to release their debut record “Satellites”, which is characterized by an emotionally driven piano, which explores into soundtrack dimensions. Desolate, gloomy, but also hopeful, the compositions pave their way on “Satellites”, which are characterized by self-reflection and inner contemplation. With its almost hypnotic effect, this mélange creates images in the listener’s inner eye.

After launching this exciting new project a while ago with the first singles ‘Horizons’ and later ‘Solitude’ (including a beautiful music video directed by Patric Ullaeus), Silent Skies finally unveil detailed information on their highly anticipated debut record: titled, “Satellites,” the atmospheric 10-track album will be released on December 11th. via AFM Records.

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Nov 092019

Celldweller continues to explore the edges of electronic-rock in the expansive universe of his upcoming 5th studio album “Satellites,” with the new single ‘Into The Void‘. Pushing the adrenaline of heavy guitars, aggressive vocals, growling synths and intensive BPMs, Klayton counter-balances the 5 minute journey with catchy melodies and vocal hooks, and pushes listeners into an unexpected twist during an otherworldly bridge.

Following previous singles ‘My Disintegration’, ‘A Matter of Time’ and Electric Eye’, ‘Into The Void’ becomes the 4th single to materialize ahead of the upcoming full-length album “Satellites”, slated for a 2020 release. Layering on top of Celldweller‘s legacy as a multi-faceted artist/producer with a multi-genre approach, “Satellites” leans to the heavier side of the artist’s sound, appealing to fans of Metal and Prog Rock while incorporating electronic influences from Drum & Bass and Psy-Trance.

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Oct 312019

Celldweller continues to explore the edges of electronic-rock in the expansive universe of his upcoming 5th studio album “Satellites”, with the new single ‘Into The Void’. Hear the song in an immersive virtual reality experience, exclusively in Synth Riders, available on the Oculus Quest, Rift and HTC Vive VR systems.

In the below new teaser of Celldweller‘s upcoming single ‘Into The Void’. get a glimpse at Klayton playing the game and using VR for the first time.

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Apr 192019

Celldweller continues to reveal more of his upcoming 5th studio album, “Satellites,” with the 3rd new single, ‘A Matter of Time,’ from Klayton’s owned/operated independent record label, FiXT. ‘A Matter of Time’ pushes chugging, heavy guitars with fast-paced beats and synth programming, clocking in at just over 6 minutes. The track showcases Klayton’s wide ranging vocal styles, from aggressive screams to layered harmonies, vocoders and melodic hooks, while incorporating elements of Psy-Trance and an intense electro-metal bridge.

The lyric video for ‘A Matter of Time’ can be seen below.
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